Royal Palace de Chateau Versailles


My pervious Parisian romance was followed by this chance to experience French royalty. We flew from India to the loving city of Paris@ Qatar Airways A380 super experience and awesome flight. Flying from your home country always ensures excess baggage full of groceries and so we decided to stay in hotel Hyatt Regency at Charles de Gaulle Airport.It was July, a summer day in Paris but some how clouds love us a bit too much and we are always welcomed by them when in paris. After checkin formalities in the hotel we were dead tired so decided to spend the evening exploring the hotel and grabbing on some rest.

The next morning soon after a whole some breakfast we left our hotel taking the complimentary hotel bus shuttle to the train station terminal 2 at the airport. To our luck lady at the ticket counter spoke english and helped us to buy this one week Paris pass zone 1-5 which could be used on all public transport across the city. The best part was this pass was cheaper then 2 day paris pass and could be recharged to be used on our next Paris visit. The airport train line does not directly connect to versailles ,so we took RER B to Notre dame station and from there changed for metro to Versailles. Its easy to locate the station as its the last stop and most of the people get down there.

It is always advisable to book online tickets for any monuments in Paris to avoid long queues and avail discounts. We too booked our Palace tickets prior which saved us all the hassle.The royal garden of the palace however do not have any entry tickets, so if you are not very keen for architectural and historical details you can skip the palace tickets and just  enjoy the breathtaking views of the Royal gardens. Paris is famous for long queues at monuments, we too waited for our turn to enter the Chateau. The chateau is a fine specimen of french architecture and royalty and it was incredible to see all the extravagance and the bling(Gold). We spend the afternoon in the gardens capturing the views and enjoying the cool breeze. When we got all exhausted and hungry we decided to head to Gare du Nord for some Indian food and then to Mont Marte Sacre Coeur Cathedral.













Au Revoir Versailles!!!!!!!!